Everyday Travel

Places To Visit: Mother’s Day Escape to Luxury Beachfront Resort

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, the only beachfront boutique resort on the Gulf Coast, invites families to pamper mom and escape where she can leave everyday stresses behind. Mothers check-in and can then immediately “check-out” on the resort’s private beach, just 33 steps from the resort, with the “Most Deserving Mom” package, starting at $659 per night, May 10, 2013 – May 12, 2013.


Book Club: RIBBIT!

A group of frogs are living happily in a peaceful pond, until they discover a surprise visitor: a little pink pig. Sitting contentedly on a rock in the middle of their pond, the pig opens his mouth and says: RIBBIT! The frogs are bewildered at first, and then a bit annoyed — “What did that little pig just say?”, “Does he think he’s a frog?”, “Is he making fun of us?”


The Best Spice-Rubbed Steak Recipe

I don’t eat steak often and can’t even remember the last time I had it, however, there are certain times when I could go for a really good steak. Of course, with the steak comes the mashed potatoes and green beans. I just have to have it that way.

Everyday Kids Parenting Tips & Ideas Travel

Tips: Traveling with Toddlers

Traveling as a family is not always an easy task. Whether it’s flying across the country or taking a road trip, toddlers have a hard time keeping their energy confined to a small space. While there’s no simple solution for plane delays or small seats, parents can make a world of difference by incorporating activity and healthy food into travel.

Everyday Kids Parenting Tips & Ideas

Ditch the Sleepover Anxiety

As you know every child is different, and with that being said some children might encounter sleepover anxiety. Don’t fret though. You can help them succeed and move beyond their anxiety to enjoy in this fun and exciting childhood ritual. With seven kids of my own I’ve learned some tricks over the years that have helped each of my children make it through the night away from home successfully.